PROFICIENCY 58% 53% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Huntsville City

Huntsville High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Huntsville City" in Huntsville, AL. There are a total of 1,883 students and 92 teachers at Huntsville High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 345 free lunch students and 24 reduced lunch students.

Huntsville High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.5%, which is 53% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch345
Reduced lunch24


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment533
Taking some courses524
Taking some courses (not tests)11
Passing some courses304
Passing no courses207

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Huntsville High School, there are a total of 533 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 524 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School40%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School75%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Huntsville High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 73.2% 45.3% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 16.7% 37.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 2.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.4% 8.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.6% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.3% 5.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Huntsville Middle School62%0.9Huntsville, AL
Blossomwood Elementary School67%1.2Huntsville, AL
Jones Valley Elementary School81%2.0Huntsville, AL
Academy For Academyemics & Arts47%2.4Huntsville, AL
Ridgecrest Elementary School32%2.4Huntsville, AL
Westlawn Middle School20%2.4Huntsville, AL
Mcdonnell Elementary School27%2.5Huntsville, AL
Whitesburg Middle School50%2.8Huntsville, AL
Lee High School27%2.9Huntsville, AL
New Century Tech Demo High School72%2.9Huntsville, AL
Chapman Elementary School26%3.0Huntsville, AL
Louis J Morris Elementary School27%3.0Huntsville, AL

Huntsville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8869291
Median age37.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in Huntsville

Completed 8th grade86.7%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college70.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Huntsville High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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